World Australia to no longer have a federal arts department

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    Australia will no longer have a federal department with a major focus on the arts.

    On Thursday, Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced a public service overhaul, cutting the number of departments from 18 to 14 from next February.

    Under the changes, the current Department of Communications and the Arts will be rolled into a new entity that will be called the Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications.

    It remains to be seen how the arts will fit into this new department and how arts funding and resources will be affected.

    But the changes have left the arts community reeling.

    Read more here. (Special Broadcasting Service)

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